Wednesday, October 29, 2014

JOB: Chair of the College’s Department of Sport Management and Motorsports Management - Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College is seeking a Chair of the College’s Department of Sport Management and Motorsports Management, to begin August 1st 2015. This is a tenure-track or tenured position, with rank and salary based upon qualifications. A doctorate in Sport Management and a proven record of outstanding teaching are required. The ideal candidate will also have experience in both the industry of sport management and in academic administration. In addition to teaching three courses per semester, he or she will administer an academic department containing two majors, recruit and supervise part- and full-time faculty, advise majors and minors, and work regularly with the Motorsports Advisory Board to identify internships for our Motorsport students and funding opportunities for the program. The ideal candidate will be collegial, hard-working, well organized, and able to multi-task. He or she must also have the ability to articulate the importance of a liberal arts education and be enthusiastic about teaching and learning in the context of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. He or she will also be able to manage a small budget effectively and have a good sense of humor. Active support of the College's mission and the ability and desire to mentor students and junior faculty effectively are required.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a vita, unofficial copies of their graduate school transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to:
Dr. Gary Scott
Chair, Department of Business
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road
Belmont, NC 28012

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school that educates a diverse student body in the liberal arts and sciences. The College, which is more than 130 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, their excellent teaching, the personal attention that students receive, and a friendly atmosphere both inside and outside of the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a minor basilica. In keeping with the monks' age-old tradition of hospitality, the College community welcomes newcomers and works together for the benefit of our students--aiming to exemplify the aspiration that our College motto encapsulates: That in all things God may be glorified.

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